September 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Kingfield Park Pavilion on track

The Kingfield Town Park Pavilion framing is being erected Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 28 by Maine Mountain Timber Frames. The roof was expected to be up shortly. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Nuala Kennedy to play Skye, Unity - Free Access

SOUTH CARTHAGE & UNITY — New England Celtic Arts will present Irish born Nuala Kennedy at Skye Theatre Wednesday, Sept. 5 and at UCCPA in Unity Thursday, Sept. 6. Curtain at Skye is 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at UCCPA. More...

New Artwalk logo sought - Free Access

KINGFIELD — Kingfield First Friday Artwalk is seeking artists to submit work to be used for the Winter 2012-2013 Artwalk logo. More...

Award-winner

Pamela Jo Ellis of Rangeley displays the painting that received a Second Festival Prize at the WCSH-6 Portland Art Festival held Aug. 25 on Congress Street in Portland. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

William C. Chase

1928-2012 — He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1945 serving in the Pacific Theater

FARMINGTON — William C. Chase, “Bill,” 84, of Carrabassett Valley passed on peacefully in his sleep with his wife, Louise, by his side in Farmington at Orchard Park Living Center Sunday, Aug. More...

George Arthur Roth

1935-2012 — He was a student of history, fan of music and avid computer enthusiast

WESTBROOK — George Arthur Roth Sr., 76, of Rangeley, passed comfortably Monday evening, Aug. 27, 2012 at the Springbrook Center in Westbrook after a short but intense battle with cancer.  More...

Janice G. Rand

1931-2012 — She was devoted to her family and her church

AUBURN — Janice Gertrude Pillsbury Rand, 81, passed away Aug. 28, 2012, at Clover Health Care Facility surrounded by her loving family, due to complications of Alzheimer’s disease.  More...

Western Mountain Activities - Free Access

Western Mountain Activities

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Community Things To Do

BINGO — Fri. 6:30 pm, Legion Hall, Depot St., Phillips. All paper games BINGO — Sat. 6:30 pm, Legion Hall, School St., Kingfield. All paper games BOOK CLUB MEETING — 2nd, Thurs., 6:30 pm, New Portland Com. More...

Irregular Regulars

~ WHOZIT~

Find Whozit answer in the Classifieds. More...

Thought for the Week

Patriot Day (9- 11) is Tuesday  Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.  —Ralph Waldo Emerson   More...

Apples Forever

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Phillips taxes down, 1.3 decrease in mil rate

PHILLIPS — Phillips’ tax rate will drop 1.3 mils, going from 17.5 per $1,000 in valuation to 16.2 mils.  This will result in a decrease of $13 per $1,000 in valuation on tax bills that went out Sept. More...

Valley sets up forestry committee

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — The Carrabassett Valley Selectmen agreed to set up a forestry committee to review two proposals the town received for managing its 2,100-acre public lot.   More...

Game Warden’s first day anything but smooth

KINGFIELD — Troy Thibodeau’s first day on the job was anything but smooth, but that’s par for the course for a game warden. More...

How best to proceed with CV pool discussed

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — The Carrabassett Valley Selectmen told members of the pool committee that replacing the pool was in line to be the town’s next big expenditure, but there was a lot of discussion on the best way to proceed with the $3 More...

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Veterans’ Affairs & Benefits

Camp Lejeune Water Victims bill signed into law   More...

Letters

Thank you from the Phillips Old Home Days Committee

We the 2012 Phillips Old Home Days Committee would like to express our thanks to all who helped to make this event yet another success!  A special thank you to Poland Spring Bottling Company for their donation of water in helping aid the workers More...

Thanks to Fly Rod Crosby Trail sponsors & contributors

The first 20 miles of the Fly Rod Crosby Trail was dedicated in Phillips Aug. 25. More...

I’m losing courage

I wanted to write a letter having to do with the ad “Question 1-again.” But I need to write about the stealing and thievery in this complex.  More...

Community & Local News

Blood drive slated

SKOWHEGAN — The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive Thursday, Sept. 6, from 1 to 6 p.m., at the First Church of the Nazarene, 31 East Madison Road.  More...

Homebuyer education class offered

EAST WILTON — Western Maine Community Action is conducting a Homebuyer Education class Sept. 15 and 22 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  More...

Making something ordinary, extraordinary

FARMINGTON — Mt. Blue Area Garden Club member Anita Patten will demonstrate how to use ordinary recycled items to create something extraordinary and useful, at the next meeting Sept. More...

Sports & Outdoors

Golf, dinner and auction a grand success

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Following a day of golf at the Sugarloaf Golf Club, members of the Carrabassett Valley Academy community gathered at the Sugarloaf Inn for the annual Golf Classic Dinner and Auction. More...

Chamber’s Golf Classic scores big

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce’s 19th Annual Golf Classic was held Wednesday, Aug. 22 on a beautiful Rangeley afternoon at Mingo Springs Golf Course.  More...

Mt. Abram Fall Soccer - Free Access

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